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Yotei volcano

stratovolcano 1898 m / 6,227 ft
Hokkaido, Japan, 42.83°N / 140.82°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Yotei volcano eruptions: 1050 BC (?)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 27 Mar
Mon, 27 Mar 02:02 UTCM 3.2 / 144.6 km8 kmIBURI REGION
Yotei volcano (羊蹄山 Yōteizan) is a symmetrical andesitic-to-dacitic stratovolcano NW of Usu volcano on southern Hokkaido, Japan. The summit contains a 700 m wide crater and its flanks are cut by deep erosion gullies. The last eruption of the summit crater was about 5-6000 years ago. Hangetsu-ko (Half Moon Lake) is a tuff cone on the lower NW flank of Yotei. It erupted ca 3000 years ago.


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